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Fall 2017 Course Catalog

Course Descriptions will be added to the Honors Course Catalog listings below soon.  The online pdf version of the Honors Course Catalog including course descriptions will be posted on March 24.

UHON 121.001 Legacy of Storytelling CRN: 56545 

Amaris Ketcham, ketchama@unm.edu
11:00am-12:15pm  TR 

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.002 Legacy of Comedy CRN: 44288 

Maria Szasz, deschild@unm.edu
08:00am-09:15am TR
Core: Humanities

The Legacy of Comedy explores the complex, varied, and rich history of theatrical comedy. A fundamental question of the class is “how has humor changed over time?” We begin our search for the answers with the Greek and Roman comedies of Aristophanes and Plautus, followed by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedies..  Read more...

UHON 121.003 Legacy of Comedy CRN: 45439

Maria Szasz, deschild@unm.edu
12:30pm-1:45pm TR
Core: Humanities

The Legacy of Comedy explores the complex, varied, and rich history of theatrical comedy. A fundamental question of the class is “how has humor changed over time?” We begin our search for the answers with the Greek and Roman comedies of Aristophanes and Plautus, followed by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedies.  Read more...

UHON 121.004 Legacy of Darwin CRN:  48421

Jason Moore, jmoore@unm.edu

1:00pm-2:15pm MW
Core: Humanities



UHON 121.005 Legacy of Dreams CRN:  30108

David Higdon, dleonhig@unm.edu
9:30am-10:45am TR
Core: Humanities


UHON 121.006 Legacy of Exploration: Rites of Passage CRN:  30121

Kathryn Collison, kathrync@unm.edu
1:00pm-3:30pm M

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.007 Legacy of Exploration: Exploration of Mountains CRN:  40455

Troy Lovata, lovata@unm.edu
12:30pm-1:45pm TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.008 Legacy of Failure CRN:  30110

Ryan Swanson, swansonr@unm.edu
9:00am-10:15am MW

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.009 Legacy of Gender and Race CRN:  30111

Sheri Karmiol, metzger@unm.edu
11:00am-12:15pm MW

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.010 Legacy of Gender and Race CRN:  30112

Sheri Karmiol, metzger@unm.edu
1:00pm-2:15pm MW

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.011 Legacy of Power CRN:  56550

Renee Faubion, sanren@unm.edu
8:00am-9:15am TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.012 Legacy of Power CRN:  30114

Renee Faubion, sanren@unm.edu
12:30pm-1:45pm TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.013 Legacy of Rebellion CRN:  37395

Marygold Walsh-Dilley, marygoldwd@unm.edu
3:30pm-4:45pm TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.014 Legacy of Science and Society CRN:  46734

Lizabeth Johnson, lizjohnson@unm.edu 
9:30am-10:45am TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.015 Legacy of Science and Society CRN:  39932

Lizabeth Johnson, lizjohnson@unm.edu 
11:00am-12:15pm TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.016 Legacy of Social Justice CRN:  30118

Dawn Stracener, dawns@unm.edu
2:00pm-3:15pm TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.017 Legacy of Success CRN:  30120

Richard Obenauf, obenauf@unm.edu
11:00am-12:15pm MW

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.018 Legacy of Success CRN:  51333

Richard Obenauf, obenauf@unm.edu
1:00pm-2:15pm  MW

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.019 Legacy of the Renegade CRN:  35933

Nora Hickey, nhickey@unm.edu
9:00am-10:15am MW

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.020 Legacy of the Renegade CRN:  49713

Nora Hickey, nhickey@unm.edu
11:00am-12:15pm MW

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.021 Legacy of Aztlán CRN:  59262

Myrriah Gómez, myrriahg@unm.edu
8:00am-9:15am TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.023 Legacy of Dissent and Democracy  CRN:  54115

Margo Chavez-Charles, margocc2126@yahoo.com
 11:00am-12:15pm  TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.024 Legacy of Material Culture: The Story of Our Stuff  CRN:  54984

Megan Jacobs, mejacobs@unm.edu
12:30pm-1:45pm  TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 121.025 Legacy of Arthurian Legend  CRN:  58075

Lizabeth Johnson, lizjohnson@unm.edu
2:00pm-3:15pm  TR

Core: Humanities

UHON 201.001 Rhetoric and Discourse: Becoming a Better Writer CRN: 56992 

Stever Brewer, abqbrew@unm.edu
3:00pm-5:30pm M  
Core: Writing and Speaking

In this course, we'll explore the elements of good writing, and get lots of practice in writing and editing nonfiction and short fiction.  Read more...

UHON 201.002 Rhetoric and Discourse:  Mirror of My Own: Female Comics & Poetry CRN: 50739

Nora Hickey, nhickey@unm.edu
1:00pm-2:15pm  MW  
Core: Writing and Speaking

In this course, we will examine self-portraits of women in a wide variety of comics and poetry. From the early poems of Sappho to the newest work of Marjane Satrapi, this course will focus on each woman’s work as an act of definition. Read more...

UHON 201.003 Rhetoric and Discourse: Speculative Poetry: Middle Ages to Modernity CRN: 38741 

A.J. Odasso, ajodasso@unm.edu
5:30pm-8:00pm  W  
Core: Writing and Speaking

UHON 202.001 Math in the World: Statistics  CRN: 53474

Carmen Sorge, sorge@unm.edu
11:00am-12:15pm   MW  
Core: Mathematics

Have you ever wondered why first the newspaper tells you that coffee prevents cancer, and the next day the headlines proclaim coffee will kill you? This course is designed to equip you with the statistical tools and knowledge to interpret and analytically analyze data.  Read more...

UHON 203.001 Science in the 21st Century: Physics is Everywhere CRN: 49729

Carmen Sorge, sorge@unm.edu
9:00am-10:15am   MW 
Core: Physical and Natural Science

This course is about understanding physics in the world around you. Many students have the impression that science (physics in particular) is a bunch of rules discovered a long time ago by a bunch of boring dead white guys. Nothing could be further from the truth. Read more...

UHON 203L.001 Science in the 21st Century: Physics Lab 

Carmen Sorge, sorge@unm.edu
10:15am-11:00am   MW  
Core: Physical and Natural Science

Students interested in registering for this course must also register for UHON 203.001 or have previously taken UHON 203 with Professor Sorge.

UHON 203.002 Science in the 21st Century: Energy, Burning the World from Both Ends CRN: 49730

Patrick Johnson, nmkid@unm.edu
3:30pm-4:45pm   MW 
Core: Physical and Natural Science

This is an energy-science literacy course for anyone and it is designed to equip you with a better understanding of the scientific method and how physics, chemistry and biology shape our daily lives. Read more...

UHON 204.001 Individual and the Collective: Globalization Human Rights CRN: 57396

Sarita Cargas, cargas@unm.edu
3:00pm-5:30pm   W 
Core: Social and Behavioral Sciences

This course will examine the relationship between globalization and human rights. After gaining an understanding of where globalization came from and how it helps or hurts human rights we will use the case study of global food security to analyze how the two interact.  Read more...

UHON 204.002 Individual and the Collective: Fashion Communication and Society CRN: 57394

Julie Hillery, jhillery@unm.edu
9:00am-10:15am   MW  
Core: Social and Behavioral Sciences

UHON 204.003 Individual and the Collective: Fashion Communication and Society CRN: 59268

Julie Hillery, jhillery@unm.edu
1:00pm-3:30pm   MW (2ND 8 WEEKS CLASS) 
Core: Social and Behavioral Sciences


UHON 205.001 Humanities in Society and Culture: Atomic Bomb Culture CRN: 56552

Myrriah Gómez,
9:00am-10:15am   MW 
Core: Humanities

UHON 207.001 Fine Arts as Global Perspective: The Art of Visual Literacy CRN: 59269

Ruth Meredith,  ruthmrdth@gmail.com
3:30pm-4:45pm   TR  
Core: Fine Arts

UHON 207.002 Musical Theatre in America CRN: 48358

Maria Szasz, deschild@unm.edu
9:30am-10:45am   TR 
Core: Fine Arts

UHON 301.001 The Publication Process (Scribendi Part I) CRN: 41396

Amaris Ketcham, ketcham@unm.edu
2:00pm-3:15pm  TR

Scribendi is an annual undergraduate honors publication affiliated with the Western Regional Honors Council as well as Honors College. Produced at UNM by a staff of Honors College students, Scribendi publishes work by students in more than 850 honors programs and colleges nationwide.  Read more...

UHON 301.002 Forensic Ecology CRN: 34246

Jason Moore, jmoore@unm.edu
3:00pm-5:30pm  M

UHON 301.003 Global Art CRN: 44563

Megan Jacobs, mejacobs@unm.edu
11:00am-12:15pm  TR

UHON 301.004 Through Another's Eyes CRN: 48239

Margo Chavez-Charles, margocc2126@yahoo.com
2:00pm-3:15pm  TR

 

UHON 301.005 World Building  CRN: 59271

Betsy James, ejames04@unm.edu
2:00pm-4:30pm R

 

UHON 301.006 Is Everybody Equal: The Politics of Education   CRN: 56556

Dawn Stracener, dawns@unm.edu
3:30pm-6:00pm T

UHON 301.007 Food and Society   CRN: 48147

Marygold Walsh-Dilley, marygoldwd@unm.edu
12:30pm-1:45pm TR

UHON 301.008 Things That Make Us Smart   CRN: 46744

Chris Holden, cholden@unm.edu
11:00am-12:15pm TR

UHON 301.009 Meet the Authors: Exploring the Creative Process   CRN: 30142

Steve Brewer, abqbrew@unm.edu
1:00pm-3:30pm  W

UHON 301.010 Getting Away With Murder: The Cultural Construction of Serial Killers   CRN: 53481

Renee Faubion, sanren@unm.edu
9:30am-10:45am  TR

UHON 301.011 Artifact and Image   CRN: 43486

Troy Lovata, lovata@unm.edu
2:00pm-4:30pm T

UHON 301.012 Sex and Gender in Popular Culture   CRN: 49740

Maria DeBlassie, deblassiem@unm.edu
3:00pm-5:30pm  W

 

UHON 301.013 Student Athlete   CRN: 41937

Ryan Swanson, swansonr@unm.edu
5:00pm-7:30pm  M

 

UHON 301.014 Assessing the Work of Bob Dylan   CRN: 46745

Michael Thomas, mthomas@unm.edu
3:00pm-5:30pm W

 

UHON 301.015 Environmental Philosophy   CRN: 56557

12:30pm-1:45pm  TR

UHON 301.016 What Good is Tolerance?   CRN: 56558

Richard Obenauf, obenauf@unm.edu
9:00am-10:15am  MW

UHON 301.017 Researching Areu Part I   CRN: 00000

Javier Lorenzo, lorenzo@unm.edu

Class meeting time is arranged. 

UHON 401.001 Clothing, Dress, and Appearance  CRN: 51520

Julie Hillery, jhillery@unm.edu

11:00am-12:15pm   MW


UHON 401.002 Hollywood and the Holocaust  CRN: 34249

Sheri Karmiol, metzger@unm.edu
3:00pm-4:15pm   MW

UHON 401.003 Ethics: Making the Right Decision  CRN: 41836

Paul Fornell, pfornell@unm.edu
6:00pm-8:30pm   M

UHON 401.004 Local Games  CRN: 59265

Chirs Holden, cholden@unm.edu
2:00pm-3:15pm   TR

UHON 401.005 Post War Studies: Iraq  CRN: 47862

Tim Goloversic, tgoloversic@unm.edu
5:30pm-8:00pm   W

UHON 401.006 Art and Human Nature  CRN: 53483

David Schwartz, dschwartz@randolphcollege.edu
11:00am-12:15pm   MW


UHON 401.007 What Worlds May Come  CRN: 59266

Leslie Donovan, ldonovan@unm.edu

3:30pm-4:45pm   TR